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species

Emu
Dromaius novaehollandiae (Latham, 1790)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Casuariiformes »  family Dromaiidae - emu »  genus Dromaius

Scientific synonyms

Dromiceius novaehollandiae
Dromaeus novaehollandiae
Dromaeius novae-hollandiae
Dromiceus novaeholandiae

Other names

= Common Emu
= Great Emu

Least Concern LC

Images

Dromaius novaehollandiae - Emu

Author: Jiří Novák

Dromaius novaehollandiae - Emu

Author: Ivan Mikšík

Dromaius novaehollandiae - Emu

Author: Petr Baum

Dromaius novaehollandiae - Emu

Author: Petr Baum

Dromaius novaehollandiae - Emu

Author: Petr Baum

Dromaius novaehollandiae - Emu

Author: Huc Marian

juvenile animal


egg


skull

Dromaius novaehollandiae - Emu

Author: Pavel Zuber

Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete

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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Dromaius novaehollandiae diemenensis Le Souef, 1907 - Tasmanian emu

Dromaius novaehollandiae diemenensis

subspecies Dromaius novaehollandiae novaehollandiae (Latham, 1790)

Dromaius novaehollandiae novaehollandiae

subspecies Dromaius novaehollandiae rothschildi Mathews, 1912

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22678117]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Dromaius novaehollandiae (Latham, 1790)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22678117]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Dromaius novaehollandiae (Latham, 1790)]
Data retrieved on: 2 August 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [c2714924-4fd5-456e-bb04-d23edbcf888f]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Dromaius novaehollandiae (Latham, 1790)]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [52404]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [https://www.hbw.com/], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Dromaius novaehollandiae Latham, 1790]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 10.2 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Dromaius novaehollandiae (Latham, 1790)]
Data retrieved on: 1 August 2020
DE Zootier-Lexikon [302:emu-dromaius-novaehollandiae]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 2 December 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Dromaius novaehollandiae (Latham, 1790)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Dromaius novaehollandiae]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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Explanations

extinct taxon